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In Focus: Expanding Access to Addiction Treatment Through Primary Care

Description
Discusses the lack of access to treatment for drug addiction and presents models for implementing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for addiction, including one in a rural community health center. Looks at barriers to expanding MAT in primary care, as well as methods for overcoming those barriers.
Author(s)
Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein
Location
Transforming Care: Reporting on Health System Improvement
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Access · Integrated service delivery · Population health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance abuse